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Patent Information

International Arrangements:

  • Paris Convention:  Yes
  • PCT:  Yes
  • ARIPO:  No
  • OAPI:  Yes

Patent protection can only be obtained in Guinea-Bissau by way of a regional OAPI application.

For more details, see OAPI

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 36 130 km²
  • Population: 1.6  million
  • Capital:  Bissau
  • Currency:  CFA Franc
  • GDP:  $ 1.8 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .gw
  • Languages: Portuguese (official language)
  • Exports: Cashew nuts; peanuts; palm kernels; fish; swan lumber
  • Imports: Foodstuffs; transport equipment; petroleum products; machinery and equipment
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